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November 9, 2016, 9:15 PM

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Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
A look at how Donald Trump's nascent policy platform on tech-related issues, such as immigration, trade, and cybersecurity will affect Silicon Valley  —  Donald J. Trump is now the President-elect of the United States after one of the most surreal and unlikely campaign victories in American history.
Los Angeles Times:
Silicon Valley, which was at its most politically vocal before the election, reacts with disbelief, anger, and frustration at Trump's win  —  It was an industry that united against Donald Trump, with dozens of executives penning open letters against the Republican candidate …
Max Read / New York Magazine:
Facebook's massive reach, abundance of emotionally charged fake viral stories, and lack of traditional gatekeepers helped Donald Trump win  —  A close and — to pundits, journalists, and Democrats — unexpected victory like Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's is always overdetermined …
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Some leaders consider whether Donald Trump's victory showed that Silicon Valley has failed to recognize the social and economic anxieties of many voters  —  Silicon Valley's luminaries woke up Wednesday morning to a darkened new global order, one that the ceaseless optimism …
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
Peter Thiel praises Trump's win, saying he has an “awesomely difficult task” which requires “all hands on deck”  —  Silicon Valley's best-known Donald Trump supporter has issued a statement on the Republican presidential nominee's historic win.
Luke Graham / CNBC:
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Twitter COO Adam Bain is leaving the company; CFO Anthony Noto to become COO as company searches for new CFO  —  SAN FRANCISCO — For many months, Twitter has been trying to reshape itself as a growing social media service.  That attempt now includes reshaping the company's top ranks.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft tests on-screen trackpad aimed at tablet users in latest Windows 10 Build  —  Microsoft unveiled its Creators Update for Windows 10 last month, alongside a number of new features that are expected to arrive in March.  While Microsoft didn't detail every single new feature …
Chris Welch / The Verge:
GoPro recalls all 2,500 Karma drones sold, offers full refund, says some units lose power during operation; stock drops 5% in trading  —  The $799 drone can randomly lose power during operation  —  As most of the world focuses on the US presidential election, GoPro just announced a recall of its first-ever drone, the $799 Karma.

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